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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Martin R. Harnisch
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
November 8, 2014
BNSF finishes $400 million in upgrades in ND: Double track connecting Minot to Williston part of major improvement
DEVILS LAKE — The last of 55 miles of new double railroad track was placed into service in northwestern North Dakota this past week by BNSF...
November 8, 2014 - 5:36pm
October 6, 2014
ND ag commissioner scolds rail exec
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota’s Commissioner of Agriculture said the Canadian Pacific Railway and its CEO are “arrogant” and that the company is less responsive than BNSF Railway, the state’s other major shipper. “CP’s just arrogant. Hunter Harrison (the company’s CEO)...
October 6, 2014 - 11:15pm
September 11, 2014
State Avenue railroad crossing to shut down for track replacement
The railroad crossing at State Avenue will be closed beginning Thursday as BNSF Railway works to the crossing surface. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, according to Amy McBeth, spokesperson for BNSF Railway. The section of State Avenue will be closed to traffic...
September 11, 2014 - 1:39pm
July 1, 2014
BNSF to host oil training in Dickinson
A rail company will host a crude oil training session today in Dickinson, according to a press release. BNSF Railway will hold the exercise for local emergency responders to prepare for oil-related incidents. The session will be a combination of classroom and hands-on training using...
July 1, 2014 - 10:48pm
Thousands of rail cars behind on grain shipments
WASHINGTON -- Nearly 5,000 rail cars are lagging behind on their North Dakota grain shipments, according to newly released numbers. And, thousands more are trailing behind nationwide. Two rail transportation companies have provided their first weekly updates on backlogged grain...
July 1, 2014 - 12:55pm
June 25, 2014
Train strikes semi near Dickinson
A train has struck a semi five miles southwest of Dickinson, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Juan Gigena of Garland, Texas, was driving south on 115th Avenue Southwest at approximately 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday when he failed to see a BNSF Railroad train approaching the...
June 25, 2014 - 11:31pm
Where the crude rails meet: Documents: 40-plus oil trains pass through Cass Co. weekly
FARGO – More than 40 trains, each a mile long, hauling 3 million-plus gallons of Bakken crude, pass through Cass County every week — the most crude-by-rail traffic in North Dakota, according to documents released Wednesday by state officials. A May 7 executive order from the...
June 25, 2014 - 11:18pm
June 16, 2014
After oil, natural gas may be next on North American rails
NEW YORK — As politicians debate the dangers of a massive increase in oil carried by rail in North America, railroads and energy producers are considering the same for natural gas. Buoyed by the unexpected success of crude by rail, companies are beginning to consider transporting...
June 16, 2014 - 10:33am
May 23, 2014
BNSF exec sees ‘big opportunity’ in switch from diesel to LNG locomotives
BISMARCK – As a North Dakota company prepares to fire up the state’s first production facility for liquefied natural gas, the nation’s...
May 23, 2014 - 1:16pm
May 14, 2014
Grain trains scarce on the plains: Producers looking for crop storage space
In the northern U.S. Plains, where there are no commercially navigable rivers, the rail system long has served as the lone, dependable way for...
May 14, 2014 - 2:32pm
May 10, 2014
BNSF behind schedule: Grain cars from ND delayed almost a month
North Dakota’s lone U.S. representative has released a BNSF Railway report that says rail cars carrying grain from North Dakota are almost...
May 10, 2014 - 10:57pm
April 23, 2014
Buffett: Moving oil by rail safely a major industry concern
NEW YORK — Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail industry,...
April 23, 2014 - 10:50pm
April 18, 2014
Hwy. 1804 to close west of Trenton
TRENTON -- The North Dakota Department of Transportation will temporarily close Highway 1804 about 4 miles west of Trenton, according to a press release. The highway will close at noon Tuesday so BNSF Railway crews can install a new railroad crossing. The project is expected to...
April 18, 2014 - 11:01am
April 14, 2014
Oil traffic may delay US fertilizer shipments, farmers warn
WASHINGTON — Increasing use of railroads to ship crude oil could disrupt fertilizer cargo this spring as Midwest farmers prepare for planting, U.S. agriculture leaders warn, even as one railroad said on Monday it will take steps to ensure timely deliveries. The planting season...
April 14, 2014 - 4:21pm
April 1, 2014
Canadian Pacific shifts to BNSF: Shippers say locomotives are being leased to U.S., further delaying their shipments
FARGO — Railroad performance for agriculture isn’t improving, and shippers served by Canadian Pacific Railway are growing more concerned their locomotives and crews are going to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway in the U.S. The weekly BNSF report indicates 16,761 rail...
April 1, 2014 - 12:00am